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How far away is your monitor from your face?

Poll Results: How far away is your monitor from your face?

 
  • 7% (4)
    <1 feet
  • 7% (4)
    1 feet
  • 53% (28)
    2 feet
  • 25% (13)
    3 feet
  • 5% (3)
    >3 feet
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post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
Just curious.
It seems to me like my monitor is positioned much farther than the average person.
My main monitor is directly 3 feet away from my face.
This is a comfortable position for me; anything closer and it hurts my eyes.
Also my monitor is 23" diagonally.

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post #2 of 12
Mine's between 1 and 2 feet, but I was too lazy to grab a ruler and just guessed 2 feet. 3 feet would be too far away for me.
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post #3 of 12
I sit about 2-2.5 feet away from my 2d surround monitors. It's just enough to have my peripherals filled with screen, it's really immersive with the right game. However, it took me an hour or so to stop feeling ill from it. I was literally feeling sick from the amount of action hitting my eyes, lol
post #4 of 12
troll voted < 1 feet
    
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post #5 of 12
Approx 2.0341207349062ft according to cm to ft converter
    
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post #6 of 12
6 inches
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post #7 of 12
Just measured; Exactly 2 feet.
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post #8 of 12
2, soon to be 3, 24's, a little over 2 feet.
    
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post #9 of 12
unfortunately im about a foot away from my 47" tv so its really really big lol
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by knoxy_14;12231511 
unfortunately im about a foot away from my 47" tv so its really really big lol

Damn, that cant be great for you. I'm about 2 feet away from my primary and about 2.5 feet away from the one on the right.
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